What Happens When We Sleep

What Happens When We Sleep

An estimated 35% of adults receive less than the recommended amount of sleep per night which is 7-9 hours. Additionally, 50 to 70 million adults have a sleep disorder – insomnia and sleep apnea being the most common.  You have likely experienced the effects of...
Myths about Hearing Aids

Myths about Hearing Aids

There are numerous myths about hearing aids. These misconceptions often contribute to a delay in seeking treatment for hearing loss. It takes an average of 7 years for people to address the changes they experience to their hearing health from the onset of symptoms. ...
Do Adults Ever Get Tonsillectomies?

Do Adults Ever Get Tonsillectomies?

Though tonsil removal is more common among kids and teenagers, adults can experience issues with their tonsils as well. A tonsillectomy is the removal of the tonsils which are a pair of glands in the back of the throat. These small glands are an important part of the...
Is Your Light Exposure Affecting Your Sleep?

Is Your Light Exposure Affecting Your Sleep?

Many factors can impact our sleep: noise, too much caffeine, and eating right before bed. But did you know that light exposure is another major factor that can prevent you from restful sleep? Light is the most significant environmental factor that affects sleep....
Prevent Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

Prevent Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

Falls are a leading cause of death for adults who are 65 and older according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This same age group is also the most affected by hearing loss, a chronic health condition that reduces the capacity to hear and...
FAQs for Hearing Health Professionals

FAQs for Hearing Health Professionals

Making the step of scheduling an appointment to have your hearing assessed is a major investment in your health. Hearing loss that remains untreated can contribute to a variety of health risks that affect wellness and quality of life. Treating hearing loss offers...